Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3988 (Highest Hill in Sligo)
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Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).|
[SCnly 1] Séamus Connolly. Notes from My Mind. Séamus Connolly (fiddle).
[SWlsh 3] Seamus Walshe. Clare Accordion. Seamus Walshe (accordion).
[NCrg 1] North Cregg. . . . And They Danced All Night. Christy Leahy (accordion), Caoimhin Vallely (fiddle, keyboards), Ciarán Coughlan (piano, keyboards), John Neville (vocals, guitar), Martin Leahy (snare drum, percussion).
[MnMcG] Manus McGuire. Saffron and Blue. Manus McGuire (fiddle). For this tune: with Seamus McGuire (fiddle).
[KlmFcy] Catherine McEvoy and John McEvoy. The Kilmore Fancy. Catherine McEvoy (flute), John McEvoy (fiddle). For this tune: Catherine (flute).
[EON] Eoin O'Neill. In Session. Eoin O'Neill (bouzouki, fiddle). For this tune: Tara Connaghan (fiddle), Eoin (fiddle).
[Dnu 5] Danú. When All Is Said and Done. Donal Clancy (guitar, electric bass), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán, pipes), Tom Doorley (flute, whistle, vocals), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki, fiddle), Oisin McAuley (fiddle, vocals), Benny McCarthy (accordion), Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh (vocals, whistle, flute).
[DF] The Dunne Family. Legacy. Mickey Dunne (pipes, fiddle, whistle), Niamh Dunne (fiddle, vocals, viola), Brid Dunne (fiddle). For this tune: Mickey (pipes).
Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.
|As tune #23 in [ER] Joseph M. Reavy (compiler). The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy.|
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